REFRESHING RECIPES

REFRESHING RECIPES for a healthier Spring

EGG-FILLED AVOCADO WITH PROSCIUTTO Recipe courtesy of “Atkins: Eat Right, Not Less” Active time: 10 minutes Total time: 15 minutes Servings: 4 > 6 ounces watercress or baby spinach > 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar > 8 large...

Standing several hours a day could help you lose weight

MAYO CLINIC NEWS NETWORK/TNS ROCHESTER, Minn. – Standing instead of sitting for six hours a day could help people lose weight over the long term,...

Florida leads way in forcing opioid abusers to get help

BY CHRISTINE VESTAL STATELINE.ORG/TNS TAMPA – In an opioid epidemic that is killing more than a hundred Americans every day, many families of overdose victims feel...

Kidney disease hits Blacks hard

Diet, stress, socioeconomics considered BY ANDREA K. MCDANIELS THE BALTIMORE SUN / TNS BALTIMORE – For the past 13 years, Keith White has scheduled his life around...

Scott gets advice from mental health experts

Coordination of care, early screening and assessment were among the strategies discussed at governor’s workshop. BY DARA KAM NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – Better integration of...

Florida mental health counselor releases ‘The Hangover’

FROM STAFF REPORTS Dr. Carleah East, a licensed from St. Petersburg, has released a new book, “The Hangover: Overcoming Emotional Addiction – 12 Steps for...

Rural White youth self-destruct

Opioids, alcohol, suicide blamed BY MELISSA HEALY LOS ANGELES TIMES / TNS An epidemic of despair is disproportionately claiming the lives of rural White Americans in...

Study examines how weight gain changes the entire body

BY LISA M. KRIEGER MERCURY NEWS/TNS Weight gain isn’t just a number on your bathroom scale. A new Stanford University study has found that the entire body...

Innocent gunshot victims face lifelong issues

More youth dealing with physical and emotional trauma after being caught in crossfire. BY BLYTHE BERNHARD AND JESSE BOGAN ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH/TNS ST. LOUIS – The bullets came...

Health department: Reduce the time cell phone’s near your body

BY BARBARA ANDERSON FRESNO BEE/TNS Put your cell phone down — and keep it away from your pillow, the California Department of Public Health is advising. Smartphone...

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